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Introducing the ML16200: 16 Megapixel Camera with 6 Micron Pixels S&T Magazine Review of PL16803, Paramount MyT, and NP127fli ML50100 awarded Hot Product 2015 by Sky & Telescope magazine.

Camera control is available for Astroart as plug-ins. This allows us to support new models very quickly.
The control of telescopes, filter wheels and focusers is integrated in Astroart and it's updated in Service Packs.

  1. Click the above to download the core software. Click here to go to our core software download page for Windows applications where you can learn about and download everything you need to operate your Atik camera.
  2. QSI entered the astronomical imaging field around 2007‐8 with a moderate range of cameras which included the QSI583 version 1. Both the QSI583 and QSI683 both employ the KAF8300 sensor (made by Truesense Imaging) with is roughly an APS size sensor.
  3. All 600 Series cameras can be upgraded to the latest firmware in the field. The latest firmware is always available for download from the QSI Software page. QSI supplies a simple fail-safe Updater application that handles all the details. Available Models QSI 683s. No Internal Filter Wheel No Integrated Guider Port.

ASCOM (Atik, QHY, ZWO ASI, Orion, etc.) - Version 2.10

A generic plugin which supports all cameras compatible with the ASCOM interface. It's now always included in the Astroart Setup.

Canon™ DSLR cameras - Version 2.10

Supports cameras since DIGIC III hardware (450D, 40D, 1000D) and newer (500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 250D) , higher models (50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 5D MII, 5DMIII, 5DMIV, 6D, 6DMII, 7D, 1D MIII, 1D MIV, 1Ds MIII, 1DC, 1DX, 100D, 200D, 200DII, 90D) and latest mirrorless (RP, M200, M6II).

A plugin for older cameras is available here, requires Canon Utilities.

Nikon™ DSLR cameras - Version 1.40

For Nikon cameras with Bulb control via USB or DSUSB, (since 2012-2013, so: D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600, D7100, D7200, D600, D610, D750, DF, D4S, D500, D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D850, D5, 1V3) and (D5100, D7000, D300, D300S, D700 using the Shoestring DSUSB bulb cable). The mirrorless are included but not tested yet (Z6, Z7, Z50).

SBIG™ cameras - Version 5.40

USB, Ethernet and parallel port interface. Guider CCD and adaptive optics supported. Compatible with Celestron™ PixCel 237 and 255.

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Legacy cameras with serial or parallel port connection, may work only on Windows XP:

Web cams, video cameras (ASI, DMK, Meade LPI, Celestron NexImage, etc.) - Version 3.60

Long exposures (automatic sum of video frames), autoguide, fast focus, sequences, binning, subframes both on B/W and color cameras.

A plugin for modified web cams (Steve Chambers, etc.) and SAC7, which supports long exposure thanks to the external control of the electronic shutter is available here. For more info see: PMDO Observatory.

Moravian™ - Version 2.2

The native plugin is available at the Moravian Instruments web site, section 'Download' then 'Camera drivers for 3rd party software'. Newer cameras can be controlled by the ASCOM plugin above.

FLI™ - Version 1.50

Native plugin for FLI cameras and filter wheels. Newer cameras can be controlled by the ASCOM plugin above.

QSI™ - Version 7.2

The driver is available at QSI web site or it's included with the camera. Recent models are also compatible with the ASCOM standard.

Starlight-Xpress Lodestar, LodestarX2 - Version 2.0

For imaging and autoguide. USB2 connection.

Starlight-Xpress Trius SX (SX-56, SX-46, SX-18) - Version 1.0

RBI correction, binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, SXV guider supported.

Starlight-Xpress Trius SX,SXV 'H' (5,9,16,18,35,36,674,694,814,825,834,Ultrastar) - Version 3.10

Both monochrome and 'C' models supported. Binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, SXV guider supported.

Starlight-Xpress Trius, SXV 'M' (M25, M25C, M26C) - Version 2.10 / 1.20

Several binning modes, SXV guider supported.

Starlight-Xpress SXV 'M', 'MX' USB2 (M5, M7, M7C, M8C, M9, MX916,716,516) - Version 2.51

Both monochrome and 'C' models supported. Native USB2 connector and parallel-USB2 interfaces. Guider camera supported.

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Starlight-Xpress USB1 cameras

Older cameras with USB 1.0 connection.

Starlight-Xpress parallel port

Fast interface supported. For Windows XP.


Several binning modes, focus, subframes, etc.

Lumenera™ - Version 1.30

Most cameras supported. Binning 1x1 and 2x2.

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XIMEA CCD cameras.

Apogee™ - Version 2.40

USB and Ethernet. Filter wheels supported.

The plugin for older cameras (AP, KX, SPH, Lisaa) is available here.

Audine / Genesis - Version 1.0 Download diagnostic instruments 1394 driver.

Audine and Genesis cameras with USB or parallel port connection.

Opticstar DS-335C/ICE - Version 1.0

Several binning modes and fast focus.

SAC10™ - Version 1.0

By SAC IMAGING, both color and b/w modes are supported.

Artemis and Atik (without ASCOM) - Version 2.0

By Steve Chambers and associates. For old cameras not compatible with ASCOM. Drivers available at the Artemis and Atik web site.

HISIS 2216, 23, 24, 33, 38, 44 - Version 2.60

Fast focus, binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 6x6, 8x8, control of buzzer, defrost, temperature.

Orion first autoguider (without ASCOM) - Version 1.0

By Tom Van den Eede. For the first model of the Orion Starshoot which came without ASCOM. Read carefully the documentation, 32 bits only. All new Orion cameras can be controlled by the ASCOM driver above.

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QGuider, QHYx, CPx-x, ALccd-x, CCDLuna-x, MagZero (without ASCOM) - Version 1.0

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Please note: newer cameras are now ASCOM compatible.

Other cameras

These older plugins may work only on Windows XP.